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Bottled Arctic Notes

15

Dec

2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

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Be Nice To Nerds

13

Dec

2017

Be Nice To Nerds

Exploring DARPA's creative research approach.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

26 May 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Think Green

Think Green 2 December 2017

Think Green

It's important to Think Green during this white time of year.

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update 30 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Rewilding

Rewilding 27 November 2017

Rewilding

or how a 'silent spring' could turn into a 'wild summer' 

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.

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176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

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80-Miles and Cracking

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

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Murray Buttes, 360

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

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Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

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New Bamboo

New Bamboo

A sustainable building material from bamboo plants.

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World Photography Day

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

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Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

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Phoenix Corals

Phoenix Corals

Like the Phoenix bird, some reefs are showing recovery from bleaching.

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Extreme Rains & Floods

Extreme Rains & Floods

Catastrophic rains and floods are underway.
 

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It's Climate Change so, Game On

It's Climate Change so, Game On

Bring it on, the climate change challenge!

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A New Plastics Economy

A New Plastics Economy

A more sustainable economy for plastics is envisioned.

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Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

A 'time machine' has been developed to visualize climate data.

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Simplifying Complexity

Simplifying Complexity

Are complex ecosystems also hard to understand?

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Empathetic Whales

Empathetic Whales

Humpback whales appear to show empathy towards other marine species.

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Solar Trackers

Solar Trackers

Sunflowers are experts at solar tracking.

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Mud Flow Staircase

Mud Flow Staircase

The Grand Staircase can be awesome and deadly, sometimes together.

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Turtle Campaign

Turtle Campaign

Sea turtles are being helped by a new conservation campaign.

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Slip-slidin' Away

Slip-slidin' Away

Permafrost in Denali NP is sliding away like butter.

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Rain Bursts

Rain Bursts

Extreme rain events and high ocean temps become common.

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